Served the Etobicoke North constituency as Toronto City Councillor from 2010 to 2014. In 2018, he became a Premier-designate of Ontario and Leader of the Progressive Conservative Party of Ontario.
He began his political career by replacing his brother, Rob, as Toronto City Councillor.
He became a co-owner of his father's Deco Labels and Tags company.
His father, Doug Ford, Sr., served as a Member of the Ontario Provincial Parliament. Doug Ford, Jr.'s marriage to Karla Middlebrook resulted in four children.
He and Olivia Chow were both Toronto City Councillors.